Leukemia (AML)

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Prevention & Screening

Understanding certain risk factors for acute myeloid leukemia may help to identify the disease more easily.

Prevention & Screening: Understanding AML

  • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the bone marrow
  • The disease causes cells in the bone marrow that would be producing red and white blood cells and platelets to die off
  • Eventually, bone marrow begins to fill with cancer cells

What is Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)?

Dr. Mikkael Sekeres
University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

What Are The Risk Factors Of Acute Myeloid Leukemia?

Dr. Gail Roboz
Weill Cornell Medicine